Ancient History Multiple Choice Questions Page-9

Question 97. Rig-vedic religion was

(A) Polytheistic
(B) Monotheistic
(C) Monistic
(D) Libertarian

[UPPCS (Mains) 2014]

Ans:  (A) Polytheistic  

Question 98. The famous battle of ‘Ten Kings’ as described in the Rig Veda was fought on the bank of

(A) Parushni
(B) Saraswati
(C) Vipasa
(D) Asikni

[UPPCS (Mains) 2008]

Ans:  (A) Parushni    

Question 99. The priest associated with King Videgha Madhava referred in Shatapatha Brahmana was

(A) Rishi Bhardwaj
(B) Rishi Vashishta
(C) Rishi Vishwamitra
(D) Rishi Gautama Rahugana

[UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2015]

Ans:  (D) Rishi Gautama Rahugana   

Question 100. Which of the following rivers mentioned in the Rig Veda indicates

(A) Askini
(B) Parushni
(C) Kubha, Kramu
(D) Vipasha, Shutudri

[UPPCS (Pre) 2010]

Ans:  (C) Kubha, Kramu   

Question 101. From where the word ‘Satyameva Jayate’ taken?

(A) Manusmriti
(B) Bhagavad Gita
(C) Rig Veda
(D) Mundakopanishad

[IAS (Pre) 2004
MPPCS (Pre) 1994, 1992
UPPCS (Pre) 1991]

Ans: (D) Mundakopanishad   

Question 102. The religion of early Vedic Aryans was primarily of

(A) Bhakti
(B) Image worship and yajnas
(C) Worship of nature and yajnas
(D) Worship of nature and bhakti

[IAS (Pre) 2012]

Ans:  (C) Worship of nature and yajnas   

Question 103. Who among the following Vedic deities was believed to be their priest?

(A) Agni
(B) Brihaspati
(C) Dyaus
(D) Indra

[UPPCS (Mains) 2013]

Ans:  (B) Brihaspati   

Question 104. An inscription of 14th century B.C. which describes the Vedic-Gods has been found in

(A) Ecbatana
(B) Boghaz-Koi
(C) Babylon
(D) Bisotun

[UPPCS (Mains) 2016]

Ans:  (B) Boghaz-Koi   

Question 105. 800 B.C. to 600 B.C. is related to which era?

(A) Brahmin
(B) Sutra
(C) Ramayana
(D) Mahabharata

[UPPCS (Pre) 2002]

Ans:  (A) Brahmin   

Question 106. ‘Nishka’ in ancient India was known as

(A) Gold ornament
(B) Cows
(C) Copper Coins
(D) Silver Coins

[UPPCS (Pre) 2005]

Ans:  (A) Gold ornament   

Question 107. The famous dialogue between Nachiketa and Yama is mentioned in the

(A) Brihadadranyaka Upanishad
(B) Chhandogyopanishad
(C) Kathopanishad
(D) Kenopanishad

[UP UDA/LDA (Pre) 2002
Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2005]

Ans:  (C) Kathopanishad   

Question 108. In context on Indian culture ‘Rit’ means

(A) Natural law
(B) Artificial law
(C) Human law
(D) Social law

[Chhattisgarh PCS (Pre) 2016]

Ans:  (A) Natural law  

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